Sep 6, 2010 2:05am EDT
was in the running. then totally dismissed for too many demands and is now back in. and steven tyler's reportedly in the mix as well, though aerosmith's front man played coy when a tmz camera caught up with him a few weeks ago. >> are you doing "american idol"? >> i don't know, that the rumor you heard? you know, i don't know, they haven't called me yet. >> are you friends with j. lo? >> they've got to lay out the bread for me. >> reporter: it has been a dizzying game of musical chairs on the judge easy panel the past couple of seasons. first cara joined, then paula left, ellen arrived. the last man standing, randy jackson. >> i'm going to honestly, honestly miss you. it has been a blast. thank you. >> reporter: the big question, can "idol" ever again find the right mix, especially after losing their sharp-tongued standout? simon cowell is launching his own talent show "the x factor" on fox. >> "american idol" without simon is the "ellen" talk show without ellen. it's weird. it's going to limp along and >>> president obama launches a week-long push focused on the economy. >> it allows him to defi
Sep 4, 2010 7:00am EDT
jackson asal judge. steven tyler and shania. she was a fan of the show. >> we are a fan much hers. >> and hurricane earl is downgraded to a tropical storm it is on the way to canada after heavy wind and rain. >> here is the latest with peter. looks nice. just a little breeze. >> it is just a little breeze. the hurricane is gone. like you said about the time it made landfall, earl became a tropical storm. it was weaker and still very powerful. look at it is about 11:00 local time in the chat thereto ham fishing pier. we are getting heavy rains and strong rain. it feels like you are stung boy a bee or bit know by a bug. chatham is protected by a sand bar. the water is very, very choppy. we haven't seen them get out in this. we have seen seals surfing up here with all of the people are. excouse me . this is the fishing pier. normal low most people have boats out here. since everybody took it out except for one guy. unofficial end of summer going out with a bang here in chatham. it is the morning after, just a perfect cape cod day right now. from what we can tell no extensive damage.